It is important to note that there is no single olive oil, because the characteristics of the terrain, the weather, the variety of olive, the collection system and treatment transformer will result in infinite oils, in the same way that there are infinitely wines.
An olive grove never burns and, therefore, its use as a firewall is becoming a highly recommended practice in certain circumstances.
All cultivated olive trees descended from a wild tree, wild olive, which can still be found throughout the Mediterranean region, and is a genetic pool that should preserve and protect much. All olive trees belonging to the genus Olea europea, showing a wide range of soil and productive characteristics.
Fuente: Los aceites de oliva en la gastronomía del siglo XXI (Ed. Everest)